The Workhouse Gym reopened it's doors on Saturday 18th April after transferring from the old premises on site over the last 4 days.

The new gym has increased from 5,000 square feet to 8,000 square feet including a dedicated classes room for spinning , pilates etc.

In addition to the new space taken a crèche has been provided.

The gym includes new equipment both freestanding and cardio vascular.

The new facility was officially opened by Stuart Andrew the local Farsley MP and assisted by Ronnie The Rhino. Also in attendance was Councillor Andrew Carter.

The gym has been created in a 25,000 square foot building which was vacated last September and has been fully refurbished and will include other lettings in the near future including a café.

Gaunts wish the Workhouse every success.

23 April, 2015

The Phoenix Works were visited by Patrick McLoughlin, the Secretary of State for Transport along with local MP, Stuart Andrew. They were there to discuss electric vehicle infrastructures and government policies regarding the electric vehicle industry. The Phoenix Works are market leaders in this growing sector and install charging solutions nationwide for commercial, domestic and public clients. Remember, there is a charging station on the Springfield Commercial Centre should anyone wish to use it just contact either Gaunts or The Phoenix Works.

17 April, 2015

Bold Careers are a specialist recruitment business who place ambitious graduates into Sales & Recruitment careers throughout the UK. For our clients, we find future sales talent who have been identified as having the raw skills and attitudes needed to succeed in sales. For our candidates, we prepare them for a career in sales and offer sales training to help them kick start their career.

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13 February, 2015

We are pleased to announce the redevelopment of a 25,000 square feet Unit at Springfield. Planning approval has finally been obtained to enable us to redevelop our largest unit, Unit 13 to create:

  1. A new enlarged and home for the Farsley Workhouse Gym and crèche
  2. An onsite café
  3. Meeting rooms available for daily hire
  4. A childrens’ literacy activity centre
  5. Additional storage facilities.

Some internal work has been progressing for a little while, but in the new year work can finally commence to the exterior of the building which will incorporate a new entrance stairwell building, replacing the old canopy and scissor lift, as well as extensive cladding to the building.

It is hoped the majority of the work will be completed by Spring and the new facilities will greatly improve the appearance of the site and offer enhanced leisure facilities.

23 December, 2014

We are delighted to announce that Serendipity Floral Designs have occupied Unit 59 – 62A at Springfield.

The business is a wedding flower specialist focussing on wedding flowers but also create beautiful designs for special occasions, events and tributes.

Sally Johnson, the owner of the business is a winner of the Theo Paphitis small business award.

03 October, 2014